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Letter: Elks for Vets tourney still planned for June

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The Roswell Elks Lodge #969 will be hosting the 12th Annual Elks 4 Vets Charity Golf Tournament on June 5, 2021 at NMMI. Players...

Letter: Immigration issue reflects humanitarian problem, not Democratic problem

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Mr. King on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, you address us Democrats as socialist and communist. Regarding the immigration issue: Should a country control its borders,...

Letter: Congress should pass the RPM Act, protect race cars

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In case you are not aware, government entities are attempting to extend control far beyond their original intent. The Environmental Protection Agency was established...

Letter: Effort to conserve lands, waters has mainstream support

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It is unfortunate that members of the Chaves County Land Council were provided with such misleading information about President Biden’s 30x30 conservation proposal by...

Letter: Great job by those safeguarding the public’s health

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A special thank you to the public health department. My wife and I just completed our second COVID-19 shot the public health department provided...

Letter: An appeal to the old-fashioned Democrats

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The flagrant, immoral and inhumane treatment of illegals swarming into our country following the Biden invitation must give rise in the minds of many...

Letter: Anderson’s efforts to reform PERA appreciated

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I am writing to commend Rep. Phelps Anderson for his principled leadership on reforming the Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) public pension. Last year, Representative...

Letter: Don’t let ‘loud, brash’ minority determine energy policy

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Power outages rolled across our neighboring state of Texas taking a toll of hardships and deaths. In New Mexico we seem to have dodged...

Letter: Compromise needed when determining energy future

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I do not believe we have heard an end to the cries of anguish portending the demise of the oil industry. In fact as...

Letter: Anderson represents Dist. 66, whether GOP likes it or not

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The New Mexico GOP has made it clear who is supposed to be represented when a Republican is elected to the Legislature — the...

Letter: What being a ‘representative’ means

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This is about Rep. Phelps Anderson: To be a representative is to represent your constituents and their party values. He was voted in to...

Education and the local NIE program

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By Barbara Beck and John Dilmore We’ve become accustomed over the course of the pandemic to disruptions, large and small. Few can look over the last...

Letter: Do events portend demise of the oil industry?

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I keep hearing the cries of anguish from the oil industry and its advocates on the new regulations being introduced that are intended to...

Letter: New Mexico makes one of the ‘good’ lists

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Thank you to the New Mexico Department of Health and all health care providers for their effort in controlling the virus. Too often when you...

Letter: Where is the cost accounting?

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First. Why is the city government, designed to serve the peoples’ needs that cannot be met by free enterprise, even considering buying property and...

Letter: More government is not the answer

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When are people going to figure out that big, intrusive government is not the solution to our problems? A classic example is Biden’s recent ill-conceived...

Letter: Operation Christmas Child collects millions of gifts

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Despite a global pandemic, residents throughout the Southeast New Mexico Area ... shared the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past...

Letter: Today’s young people already coping with too much

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I believe that the information in this letter is important and needs to be shared with the community. Very recently, a schoolteacher friend received...

Letter: In-person learning would make teachers ‘front-line risk takers’

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State Sen. Cliff Pirtle, in his guest op-ed, appealed to the common “post hoc ergo propter hoc” reasoning fallacy regarding the tragic suicide of...

Google’s monopoly isn’t a game

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By Dean Ridings CEO, America’s Newspapers It is no secret that Google has secured a near monopoly in the search and local advertising world. However, the...

Letter: Will ‘unity’ translate to ‘universal mandatory agreement?’

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It begins. The new far-left regime isn’t even fully in place yet, and Nancy Pelosi is already pushing what Cal Thomas (Roswell Daily Record, Jan....

Letter: Herrell’s actions ‘undermined the American electoral system’

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Yvette Herrell has joined a minority of radical Republicans trying to prevent a certified American election from being accepted by Congress. This is contrary...

Working together in the year ahead

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Many of the events from the past year we’ll remember forever are memorable for their negative impact. But the people we’ll remember? Most who...

Letter: Following science could prevent suffering, loss of life

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I wish Kaarina Jager had shared her views on actually limiting the spread of this coronavirus in her Dec. 6 letter to the editor....

Letter: Knowing ‘the price of everything, and the value of nothing’

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Paul J. Gessing’s choice to envelop Deal in quotes no doubt denotes sarcasm on the libertarian’s part. His recent guest op-ed, titled “Netflix ‘Deal’...

Letter: Those ignoring health orders won’t be swayed by words

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Guest columnist Pastor Daniel Tisdel and letter writer John Grogan both recently implored our community, in the politest possible terms, to comply with COVID...

Letter: Letting local governments take responsibility for residents

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Regarding the letter to the editor by Mr. Grogan, in the Roswell Daily Record Dec. 2, I am encouraged by the fact that Roswell...

Letter: Soon enough, freedoms will be ‘gone with the wind’

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For those of you old enough to remember, Nikita Khrushchev, former leader of the Soviet Union, when speaking of the United States said, “......

Letter: Giving thanks for some much-needed assistance

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The last few weeks have been crazy for our community. With that said, here is a letter of encouragement, teamwork and unity within our...

Letter: Governor battles virus, city council battles governor

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I am saddened by the loss of lives, the human suffering and the loss of livelihood caused by this pandemic. I am also concerned...

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